Masters | Postgraduate Course - Management of Information Technology MSc Course Details within Coventry University

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Management of Information Technology MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time/2 years part time

The MSc in Management of Information Technology focuses on the management of the development of information technology solutions. A major knowledge gap exists between managers in industrial, commercial and governmental organisations that need to run the business but are confused by the IT systems, and those who deliver working IT solutions but are not addressing the business needs.  The course will provide students with the opportunity to engage with technical and intellectual challenges that will enhance their ability to evaluate and manage Information Technology. 

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

A special feature of this Masters in Management of Information Technology is the introduction to PRINCE2 which is the de-facto process-based method for effective management of projects across the world.  This course will be suitable for students wishing to pursue careers such as; Management Consulting, Management, Leadership, Project Management in sectors such as; Consulting, IT/Technology, Telecoms, Aviation, Engineering and Manufacturing.

GLOBAL LEADERS PROGRAMME

To prepare students for the challenges of the global employment market and to strengthen and develop their broader personal and professional skills Coventry University has developed a unique Global Leaders Programme.

The objectives of the programme, in which postgraduate and eligible undergraduate students can participate, is to provide practical career workshops and enable participants to experience different business cultures.

Click here for further details on the Global Leaders Programme.

Module details

 Your main study themes are:

  • Information systems and technology strategy
  • IT project management: 
  • Innovation and knowledge management:
  • Humanitarian information and communication technologies: 
  • Decision Support Systems:
  • Network security
  • Ubiquitous computing

Entry Requirements

An applicant for all programmes will normally be expected to possess at least one of the following:

  • minimum of a second class honours degree in relevant subjects
  • relevant professional qualification of an equivalent level
  • lower qualification plus appropriate and relevant experience at a professional level
  • satisfactory independent evidence of working for several years in a position commensurate with that of an honours degree graduate in a relevant field.

Student Destinations

This course will be suitable for students wishing to pursue careers such as; This course will be suitable for students wishing to pursue careers such as; Management Consulting, Management, Leadership, Project Management in sectors such as; Consulting, IT/Technology, Telecoms, Aviation, Engineering and Manufacturing.